Dr Bilkisu Magoro is a result driven Development Consultant and Gender/Human Rights Advocate. She has over 27years’ experience of engaging with international organizations, corporations and foreign governments in 4 continents to develop and implement sustainable economic, political and public policies with over twelve years in Advocacy.
Constantly aware of the major role that her community played in her development, Bilkisu views her passion for voluntary work towards empowerment and nation building as the only path to take. The Ismor Magoro Foundation which focuses on empowering women and youth, has trained over 1,500 women in Shea butter production and craft, and has catered for over 800 pregnant women is her brainchild.
Bilkisu opened Bilmor Technical and Vocational Centre for special Needs children in 2016. The Centre has trained over 60 young adults with learning disabilities in Vocational skills and has trained over 1,200 teachers in inclusive education. Her interests in sound governing structures, education, social policies and reform have seen her journey to over 38 countries. On this passage of knowledge seeking, she has strived to create awareness of how Nigeria and Africa’s tremendous opportunities and capabilities far outweigh the challenges faced on the continent.